NHFPC Published 7 New Approved Food Contact Additives and Other Relevant Updates

On 31st of October, NHFPC Notice No.9 approved 7 new food contact additives, expands 2 food contact additives with scope and usage, and approves 2 new food contact resins and 1 new food contact material. The detailed information of the new approved substances is as follows:

 Table I New food contact additives

No.

CAS No.

English Name

Scope

Maximum Level of Use

1.

171885-12-4

Phenol,2,6-dimethyl-,homopolymer,fumarated

Plastic: PS

3.0%

2

-

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with butyl 2-propenoate, 1,1'-(1,1-dimethyl-3-methylene-1, 3-propanediyl)bis[benzene], ethenylbenzene,(1-methylethenyl)benzene, methyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate and 2-propenoic acid, sodium salt, peroxydisulfuric acid([(HO)S(O)2]2O2) ammonium salt (1:2)-initiated

Paper and paperboard

0.065% count as dry paper

3

253430-12-5

Benzamide, 3,3'-[(2-chloro-1,4-phenylene)bis[imino(1-acetyl-2-oxo-2,1-ethanediyl)azo]]bis[4-methyl

Plastic

1.0%

4

68966-40-5

9-Octadecenoic acid (9Z)-,1,1'-[2,2-bis[[(1-oxooctadecyl)oxy]methyl]-1,3-pro

panediyl] ester

Coating

Appropriate level as required in production

5

2768-02-7

Vinyltrimethoxysilane

Plastic: EVOH

0.16%

6

57843-53-5

N,N,N,N-tetrakis (2-hydroxypropyl) adipamide

Coating

8.8 mg/dm2

7

139-89-9

Trisodium N-(hydroxyethyl)-ethylenediaminetriacetate

Paper and paperboard

0.02 mg/dm

Table II Food contact additives with expanded scope and usage

No.

CAS No.

English Name

Extended approved scope

Maximum Level of Use

1

9003-11-6

Oxirane, 2-methyl-, polymer with oxirane

Paper and paperboard

1 mg/dm2

2

68611-44-9

Dichlorodimethylsilane reaction products with silica

Plastic: PVDF

50%

Table III New food contact resin

No.

CAS No.

Chemical Name/English Name

Scope

Maximum Level of Use

1.

24981-02-0

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester, polymer with 2-propenenitrile and 2-propenoic acid

coating

Appropriate level as required in production

2

-

Copolymer of sorbic acid, bisphenol A, epoxy resin, styrene, methyl methacrylate, acrylic acid, methacrylic acid and ethyl acrylate partially neutralized with dimethyl

ethanol amine

coating

Appropriate level as required in production

Table IV New food contact material

No.

CAS No.

Chemical Name/English Name

Scope

1.

-

Amorphous hydrogenated carbon

Surface of PET container

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Reference

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